sild

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Norwegian and Danish sild, from Old Norse síld. More at sile. See also sillock.

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sild (countable and uncountable, plural silds)

  1. Any young herring (other than a sprat), especially if canned and processed in Scandinavia for sale as a sardine.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse síld, síl, from Proto-Germanic *sīlą.

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sild c (singular definite silden, plural indefinite sild)

  1. herring
  2. (slang) a young, attractive woman

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Estonian[edit]

Estonian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Sild (sense 1.5)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *cilta, earlier *tilta, from a Baltic language (cf. Latvian tilts, Lithuanian tiltas). Cognates include Finnish silta, Ingrian silta, silda, Livonian sīlda, Livvi sildu, Ludian šild, Veps süud, sild, Võro sild, Votic silta and Northern Sami šaldi (the latter is derived from Proto-Finnic).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsild̥/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ild̥
  • Hyphenation: sild

Noun[edit]

sild (genitive silla, partitive silda)

  1. bridge
    1. A construction spanning across a waterway, road, etc. allowing the flow of traffic.
      Pirita jõe sildthe bridge over the river Pirita
      raudsildiron bridge
      betoonsildconcrete bridge
      Ära kiida silda enne, kui koormaga üle saad! (Estonian proverb)
      Don't praise a bridge before you cross it with the burden!
    2. A spiritual connection.
      kultuurisildcultural bridge
      laulusildsong bridge
      hingesildspiritual bridge
      Tahame olla sild Põhja- ja Lõuna-Euroopa vahel.
      We want to be the bridge between Northern and Southern Europe.
      Synonym: ühenduslüli
    3. (nautical) An elevated platform above the upper deck of a ship from which it is navigated.
      Sillal võttis vahi üle esimene tüürimees.
      The first mate took over the watch on the bridge.
      Synonyms: kaptenisild, komandosild
    4. (dentistry) A non-movable denture replacing one or several adjacent teeth supported by natural teeth
      Suhu liimitud silda ei saa patsient ise suust eemaldada.
      The patient can't remove a bridge, that is glued into their mouth, by themselves.
      Synonym: sildprotees
    5. (gymnastics, dance, wrestling) bridge position, backbend
  2. jetty, wharf, dock, pier
    1. A temporary structure for mooring.
      Synonyms: maabumissild, randumissild, sadamasild
  3. axle, axletree
    1. A bar or beam of a motor vehicle connecting the opposite wheels, on which the frame rests.
      Synonyms: veosild, veotelg
  4. pons
    1. (neuroanatomy) A part of the brain located between the midbrain and the medulla oblongata.
      Synonym: ajusild

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Faroese[edit]

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sild f (genitive singular sildar, plural sildir)

  1. herring (Clupea harengus)

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Declension of sild
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative sild sildin sildir sildirnar
accusative sild sildina sildir sildirnar
dative sild sildini sildum sildunum
genitive sildar sildarinnar silda sildanna

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Ludian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *cilta.

Noun[edit]

sild

  1. bridge

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sild, síld

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sild m or f (definite singular silda or silden, indefinite plural sild or silder, definite singular sildene)

  1. (fish) herring

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sild and síld.

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sild f (definite singular silda, indefinite plural sildar or silder, definite plural sildane or sildene)

  1. herring; Clupea harengus

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Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *cilta.

Noun[edit]

sild

  1. bridge